https://pixabay.com/en/sleeping-child-napping-girl-teddy-1311784/   Adults are lucky if they get a couple of hours sleep a night. Babies and children are different as they need more than nine each day. Without it, they get cranky and lash out, which is hard to manage as a mum. Thankfully, there is always the afternoon when they can go for a snooze and leave you to take care of a few things. At least, that’s the dream. Usually, kids fight the urge to close their eyes and want to stay awake all afternoon. If this is making them irritable, you should continue reading to…

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With January on the horizon and new years resolutions being written it can be a time to make changes to your life. One thing on many peoples new years resolutions list will be to do with money! The thing we never want to talk about but the thing we always have to deal with. If you want to improve life for yourself financially whether that be on a big or small scale I have got 5 tips to help or to prepare you for those unforeseen circumstances.   Budget Budgeting is mundane and boring but so worth it and it…

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There are only 13 sleeps till the big day; Christmas really has crept up on me this December! So to bring a bit of festive cheer and chat I am doing The Christmas Tag. I was tagged by the lovely Jules over at Pondering Parenthood so let’s get started. What’s your favourite Christmas movie? Love Actually is Christmas to me. I love when they start showing it on TV, you know then that Christmas is just round the corner. From the lovely stories to the broken hearts to the silly songs I love it all!   Where do you usually…

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We all know a lot about the most problematic aspects of parenting: getting up during the night, doing all the extra chores, not having much time to yourself, etcetera. But there are other aspects of the job that rarely get mentioned, though they are hard to manage. But what are these unexpectedly tricky aspects of being a parent?   Watching Endless Reruns Of Children’s TV Programmes Kids have a different taste in TV programmes to adults, to put it bluntly. And while parents tell themselves that they don’t mind the tenth rerun of Noddy or Thomas the Tank Engine, they secretly…

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Dear Little Man, I love writing these letters for you and your sister to read when you are older but oh my, it feels like I just wrote your 5th birthday letter! So, tomorrow you are 6! This also means that I have been your Mum 6 whole years too, I think we have got on okay don’t you think? As I sit here writing this the day before your birthday all I can feel is pride. This year you have shown the world what you are really made of. No longer the quiet little boy who turns away when…

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